Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

HP
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 167 125
Rank change year-on-year -38 -42 -25
Contract jobs citing HP 627 715 891
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.33% 1.58% 1.91%
As % of the Vendors category 3.29% 3.69% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 480 580
London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £177 £250 £218
90th Percentile £550 £588 £575
England median daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 34 52
London median hourly rate £18.70 £14.50 £22.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.97% -36.58% +23.58%
10th Percentile £12.55 £13.15 £12.18
90th Percentile £45.80 £25.00 £45.10
England median hourly rate £15.86 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -27.50% +14.29%

HP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 19079 19373 19491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.50% 42.87% 41.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12973 12890 12917
London median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 287 391
London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing HP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for HP in London

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in London

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in London

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in London

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HP in London

HP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the London region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -25 102 £410 -3.53% 10
West London -5 36 £318 -20.63% 5
South London -33 25 £460 +27.78% 1
North London -7 5 £500 +334.78%
East London -36 4 £382 +38.99% 2
HP
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for HP.

1 269 (42.90%) Windows
2 171 (27.27%) VMware
3 157 (25.04%) Microsoft
4 153 (24.40%) Active Directory
5 150 (23.92%) Cisco
6 122 (19.46%) Finance
7 116 (18.50%) Windows Server
8 104 (16.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 95 (15.15%) Firewall
9 95 (15.15%) Linux
10 93 (14.83%) SAN
11 90 (14.35%) SQL
12 88 (14.04%) Citrix
13 87 (13.88%) ITIL
14 86 (13.72%) Agile Software Development
14 86 (13.72%) HP Quality Center
15 78 (12.44%) Windows Server 2012
16 76 (12.12%) Test Automation
17 74 (11.80%) Dell
18 73 (11.64%) Unix
19 71 (11.32%) DNS
19 71 (11.32%) Windows 7
20 68 (10.85%) JIRA
20 68 (10.85%) Migration
21 67 (10.69%) Data Centre
22 65 (10.37%) SCCM
23 64 (10.21%) Windows Server 2008
23 64 (10.21%) Banking
24 62 (9.89%) SQL Server
25 60 (9.57%) Security Cleared

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 53 (8.45%) MS Exchange
2 33 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.19%) Confluence
4 18 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (2.71%) Skype for Business
6 14 (2.23%) IIS
7 10 (1.59%) Apache
7 10 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (1.59%) OpenStack
7 10 (1.59%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (0.96%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.64%) Documentum
10 4 (0.64%) GroupWise
10 4 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.48%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.48%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 59 (9.41%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (3.99%) MS Visio
3 19 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.32%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.32%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.16%) Revit
Business Applications
1 7 (1.12%) SAP CO
1 7 (1.12%) SAP FI
1 7 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (0.96%) Temenos T24
3 4 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (0.64%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.64%) Exstream
3 4 (0.64%) Maximo
3 4 (0.64%) RMDS
3 4 (0.64%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.48%) Eikon
5 2 (0.32%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 52 (8.29%) Office 365
2 50 (7.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.96%) IaaS
4 6 (0.96%) Mimecast
5 4 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.64%) G Suite
5 4 (0.64%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.48%) GitHub
6 3 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (0.48%) PaaS
7 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.32%) HP Helion
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.16%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.16%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 95 (15.15%) Firewall
2 93 (14.83%) SAN
3 71 (11.32%) DNS
4 56 (8.93%) DHCP
5 52 (8.29%) WAN
6 50 (7.97%) LAN
7 40 (6.38%) TCP/IP
8 36 (5.74%) VPN
9 33 (5.26%) Wireless
10 27 (4.31%) Internet
11 25 (3.99%) NAS
12 21 (3.35%) OSPF
13 20 (3.19%) BGP
13 20 (3.19%) Network Security
14 19 (3.03%) EIGRP
14 19 (3.03%) MPLS
15 17 (2.71%) Fibre Channel
16 16 (2.55%) LDAP
16 16 (2.55%) VLAN
17 15 (2.39%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (2.23%) Big Data
4 10 (1.59%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.12%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (0.96%) MongoDB
6 6 (0.96%) MySQL
6 6 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.80%) EDRMS
8 4 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.64%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.48%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 68 (10.85%) JIRA
2 46 (7.34%) LoadRunner
3 36 (5.74%) JMeter
4 33 (5.26%) Selenium
5 25 (3.99%) SoapUI
6 24 (3.83%) HP UFT
7 23 (3.67%) Jenkins
8 16 (2.55%) LoadUI
9 15 (2.39%) Cucumber
10 14 (2.23%) WebDriver
11 12 (1.91%) Subversion
12 10 (1.59%) Hudson
12 10 (1.59%) Maven
12 10 (1.59%) Selenium IDE
12 10 (1.59%) TestRail
13 8 (1.28%) Ant
13 8 (1.28%) Git (software)
14 7 (1.12%) CruiseControl
14 7 (1.12%) Visual Studio
15 6 (0.96%) Appium
General
1 122 (19.46%) Finance
2 64 (10.21%) Banking
3 25 (3.99%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.71%) Marketing
5 12 (1.91%) Investment Banking
5 12 (1.91%) Law
6 11 (1.75%) Financial Institution
6 11 (1.75%) Retail Banking
7 8 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (1.28%) Publishing
8 7 (1.12%) Retail
9 6 (0.96%) Electronics
9 6 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.80%) Billing
11 4 (0.64%) Legal
11 4 (0.64%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.48%) Front Office
12 3 (0.48%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.32%) Advertising
14 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 127 (20.26%) Analyst
2 53 (8.45%) Support Engineer
3 51 (8.13%) Test Analyst
4 40 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 38 (6.06%) Architect
6 36 (5.74%) Administrator
6 36 (5.74%) Consultant
7 35 (5.58%) Network Engineer
8 33 (5.26%) Desktop Support
9 31 (4.94%) Tester
10 27 (4.31%) Test Manager
11 23 (3.67%) Systems Administrator
12 20 (3.19%) Support Analyst
13 18 (2.87%) 2nd Line Support
13 18 (2.87%) Desktop Engineer
13 18 (2.87%) Server Engineer
13 18 (2.87%) Test Leader
14 17 (2.71%) Senior Analyst
14 17 (2.71%) Windows Engineer
15 16 (2.55%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.94%) Web Services
2 15 (2.39%) .NET
3 12 (1.91%) HTML
4 11 (1.75%) XML
5 10 (1.59%) 802.1X
5 10 (1.59%) Gherkin
6 9 (1.44%) SOAP
7 5 (0.80%) Ajax
7 5 (0.80%) CSS
7 5 (0.80%) REST
7 5 (0.80%) X-Windows
8 4 (0.64%) Middleware
8 4 (0.64%) ODBC
8 4 (0.64%) WPF
9 3 (0.48%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.48%) JSON
9 3 (0.48%) LAMP
9 3 (0.48%) SAML
9 3 (0.48%) WSDL
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 67 (10.69%) Data Centre
2 50 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (5.42%) Clustering
4 31 (4.94%) Blackberry
5 28 (4.47%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.55%) Replication
6 16 (2.55%) Virtual Team
7 15 (2.39%) PKI
8 14 (2.23%) EMC VNX
9 11 (1.75%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.59%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.59%) EMC VMAX
10 10 (1.59%) iPad
11 9 (1.44%) CMDB
11 9 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (1.44%) iPhone
11 9 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (1.28%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.28%) STB
12 8 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 269 (42.90%) Windows
2 116 (18.50%) Windows Server
3 95 (15.15%) Linux
4 78 (12.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 73 (11.64%) Unix
6 71 (11.32%) Windows 7
7 64 (10.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (6.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 39 (6.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 35 (5.58%) Solaris
10 35 (5.58%) Windows 10
11 29 (4.63%) Windows XP
12 16 (2.55%) Apple iOS
13 15 (2.39%) Android
14 14 (2.23%) Windows 8
15 12 (1.91%) Mac OS X
16 11 (1.75%) CentOS
17 10 (1.59%) Windows 2000
17 10 (1.59%) Windows Vista
18 9 (1.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (13.88%) ITIL
2 86 (13.72%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (12.12%) Test Automation
4 68 (10.85%) Migration
5 49 (7.81%) Service Management
6 40 (6.38%) Change Management
7 37 (5.90%) Test Scripting
8 34 (5.42%) Software Testing
9 33 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
9 33 (5.26%) Test Management
10 32 (5.10%) Project Management
11 31 (4.94%) Asset Management
11 31 (4.94%) Functional Testing
12 29 (4.63%) Performance Testing
13 28 (4.47%) High Availability
13 28 (4.47%) Scrum
13 28 (4.47%) SDLC
13 28 (4.47%) Service Delivery
14 27 (4.31%) Test Strategy
14 27 (4.31%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (14.35%) SQL
2 47 (7.50%) Java
3 44 (7.02%) PowerShell
4 31 (4.94%) Python
5 16 (2.55%) Bash Shell
6 15 (2.39%) C#
7 12 (1.91%) Perl
8 11 (1.75%) JavaScript
9 8 (1.28%) Jython
9 8 (1.28%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.12%) C
11 6 (0.96%) VBScript
12 5 (0.80%) C++
13 4 (0.64%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.48%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.48%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.48%) VB
15 2 (0.32%) Groovy
15 2 (0.32%) Ruby
15 2 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 60 (9.57%) Security Cleared
2 43 (6.86%) ISEB
2 43 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (6.54%) ISTQB
4 40 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (5.74%) Degree
5 36 (5.74%) DV Cleared
6 31 (4.94%) MCSE
7 20 (3.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 18 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (2.87%) SC Cleared
9 17 (2.71%) CCNP
10 16 (2.55%) CCNA
11 11 (1.75%) MCSA
12 10 (1.59%) MCITP
12 10 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
13 7 (1.12%) MCP
14 5 (0.80%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.94%) QA
2 24 (3.83%) SLA
3 16 (2.55%) PMO
4 15 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.48%) COBIT
6 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.16%) GDPR
7 1 (0.16%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 153 (24.40%) Active Directory
2 104 (16.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (8.77%) Hyper-V
4 49 (7.81%) VMware ESXi
5 42 (6.70%) vSphere
6 22 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
7 18 (2.87%) XenApp
8 14 (2.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (2.23%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.44%) DFS Replication
9 9 (1.44%) NFS
9 9 (1.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 8 (1.28%) Terminal Services
11 7 (1.12%) BitLocker
12 6 (0.96%) Firmware
13 5 (0.80%) SRDF
14 4 (0.64%) Docker
14 4 (0.64%) iptables
15 3 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 86 (13.72%) HP Quality Center
2 65 (10.37%) SCCM
3 29 (4.63%) NetBackup
4 26 (4.15%) SCOM
5 18 (2.87%) Puppet
6 15 (2.39%) vCenter Server
7 14 (2.23%) Nagios
7 14 (2.23%) Netcool
7 14 (2.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 12 (1.91%) Ansible
9 11 (1.75%) Backup Exec
9 11 (1.75%) HP SiteScope
10 10 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
11 9 (1.44%) HP Fortify
12 8 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
12 8 (1.28%) HP SIM
12 8 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 8 (1.28%) vRealize
13 7 (1.12%) OpenView
13 7 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 171 (27.27%) VMware
2 157 (25.04%) Microsoft
3 150 (23.92%) Cisco
4 88 (14.04%) Citrix
5 74 (11.80%) Dell
6 58 (9.25%) IBM
7 57 (9.09%) Oracle
8 42 (6.70%) NetApp
9 38 (6.06%) SolarWinds
10 36 (5.74%) CheckPoint
11 35 (5.58%) EMC
11 35 (5.58%) Juniper
11 35 (5.58%) Red Hat
12 32 (5.10%) 3PAR
13 31 (4.94%) SAP
14 23 (3.67%) McAfee
15 22 (3.51%) Veritas
16 17 (2.71%) Symantec
17 16 (2.55%) ServiceNow
18 15 (2.39%) Brocade